General Question for the Week of December 24, 2018

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Does CMS still operate the EHR Incentive program?

Answer:

On its website, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) explain that it renamed the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs have been renamed as the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs. The goal, it says, is to streamline the programs to reduce the time and cost required of providers to participate. For more on this, go to the website at https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/index.html?redirect=/EHRincentiveprograms.

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